1. First UW-Green Bay water science undergraduate heads to graduate school at UWM

    Photo of Tyler Kunze is now a graduate student conducting research with UWM's Harvey Bootsma.

    Kunze’s path exemplifies how undergraduate research opportunities and mentoring can lead to more water scientists Tyler Kunze never anticipated a career as a water scientist. Yet in May, he became […]

  2. UWO Fox Cities student’s degree, screenwriting internship, launch career

    Photo of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Fox Cities campus alumna Maizie Foth, of Appleton, who said her life’s path took an unexpected and exciting turn when she secured an internship working with a Los Angeles screenwriter.

    Life doesn’t always follow a script. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Fox Cities campus alumna Maizie Foth, of Appleton, said her life’s path took an unexpected and exciting turn when she […]

  3. Resilient researchers: UW-La Crosse students adapt their research amid COVID-19

    Photo of Nico Lang and Cullen Schull, both May 2021 graduates, who found success adapting their biochemistry research amid COVID-19.

    A pair of UW-La Crosse biochemistry students didn’t let COVID-19 stand in the way of their research. Cullen Schull and Nico Lang, who each graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in […]

  4. Lifting up students and closing the gap: Upward Bound at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of Melady Vue, who grew up in Eau Claire and participated in the UW-Eau Claire Upward Bound program through high school. She later worked as a Blugold student employee in the program, and upon graduating with a degree in social work in 2015, Vue joined the full-time program staff working to help other underrepresented students attend college.

    Growing up, Melady Vue always dreamed of going to college, but she had no idea how to make her dream a reality. A presentation at her Chippewa Valley middle school […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee program that aims to build diversity in sciences produces first graduates

    Photo of Bryn Glennon (left) and Mara Charpentier (third from left), who are two of the first three UWM graduates from the PECS program, which aims to boost the number of students from underrepresented groups who become engineers and computer scientists. With them are Wilkistar Otieno (right), associate professor of engineering, and Christine Beimborn, STEM outreach specialist in engineering. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    UW-Milwaukee has reached another milestone in helping build a more diverse workforce in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. In May, the first three students graduated from a […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire nursing students raise awareness about challenges of returning to community after being incarcerated

    Photo of Brelynn Updike, who is part of a team of UW-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates who are raising awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to the community after being incarcerated. The research team partnered with several Chippewa Valley organizations on a project that they hope will help give voice to these individuals. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A team of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates are working to raise awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to […]

  7. First-generation UW-Stout graduates, brothers hired before graduation make their family proud

    Photo of the Grulkowski brothers, first-generation UW-Stout graduates who are seeking to provide solutions in packaging and computer engineering at regional companies

    The Grulkowskis are seeking to provide solutions in packaging and computer engineering at regional companies Two brothers graduated together from University of Wisconsin-Stout this past May. And no, they’re not […]

  8. ‘I fell in love with it’: How a spring UWO grad found her passion through sociology

    Photo of Green Bay native Faythe Brennan, who started out at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh planning to study biology, but graduated in spring 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.

    Some students begin their college journey knowing exactly what they want to study and exactly where they’ll be when they finish. For others, finding the right major can be a […]

  9. Pursuing a career in biomedical research: UW-Eau Claire May ’21 graduate Jordan Munos

    Photo of Jordan Munos, who as a member of the student research team in the chemistry lab with Dr. James Phillips, found her passion for biomedical research. She is pictured here installing a liquid nitrogen trap on the preparatory vacuum line, just one of many complex instruments Blugold researchers like Munos learn to master.

    As an incoming Blugold four years ago, Jordan Munos knew she wanted to go to medical school, but wasn’t certain what major would be her best route to get there. […]

  10. All the buzz: Honey bees taking residence at UW Oshkosh

    Photo of UW Oshkosh student Mariah Parkin with colonies of honey bees, valued pollinators that are now thriving behind the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, enhancing the university's sustainability efforts.

    Colonies of honey bees are thriving behind the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, thanks to a push by student Mariah Parkin to add the valued pollinators to the campus’ sustainability efforts. […]